‘You can’t be loved by everyone’ – Kunene on Twitter criticism of shooting

Kenny Kunene has brushed off criticism on social media over the alleged hit against him.

“Maybe they wanted me to die, but whatever people are saying, you can’t be loved by everyone. It is by the grace of God that I am alive today,” Kunene told News24 on Wednesday morning.

Kunene was shot at in Waverley, in Johannesburg, at around 20:00 on Tuesday evening.

Kunene said he was travelling in a black BMW 125i with a woman when they were approached by a group of about four men driving a white Lexus SUV.

According to Kunene, the group got out of the Lexus, stopped in front of his car and opened fire on him.

He said he then drove into a gated community and the men fled down the M1 South.

He said the car was hit by five bullets.

Some reports suggest 21 shots were fired in the incident.

Twitter users mocked the shooting, and called into question Kunene’s version of the incident.

Kunene said he was waiting for the forensic expert to brief him on the incident.

“I am doing better than yesterday. The woman that I was driving with is also doing fine.”

Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said they had found a number of cartridges at the scene of the incident.

Peters said the white Lexus would form part of the investigations. – News24

We make it make sense

If this story helped you navigate your world, subscribe to the M&G today for just R30 for the first three months

Subscribers get access to all our best journalism, subscriber-only newsletters, events and a weekly cryptic crossword.”

Related stories

WELCOME TO YOUR M&G

Already a subscriber? Sign in here

Advertising

Latest stories

A queer community in Elands Bay pushed for religious inclusion...

Elands Bay’s queer folk were determined to find a home in the town’s conservative churches

I’m ready to pass the baton – ANC spokesperson Pule...

Mabe has been at Luthuli House for some years but is now ready for a new chapter

Factory gate inflation surprises on the upside

The higher producer prices come after consumer inflation also bucked consensus expectations

In the black void of missing bodies

We cannot allow the mathematics of racial capital stop us from bearing ethical witness to the death of the marginalised majority
Advertising

press releases

Loading latest Press Releases…
×